POEM: Verica Delova Srma describes the mixing of embers from her past and present that keeps a fire in her going wherever she is.
POEM: Abeir Soukieh explores the silencing of minority voices with misplaced advocacy.
POEM: Agnieszka Berger ponders the transience of life’s interactions and the potency of recollecting them.
REFLECTION AND POEM: Abeir Soukieh reflects on names, and on how much it can mean when people make an effort to pronounce them correctly.
POEM: Jolly Bhattacharjee shares a poem that explores the changing roles in the parent-child relationship in places ‘in-between’.
POEM: Akka Ballenger Constantin brings us an English-Romanian poem in which she describes to her daughter the things she has never told her.
POEM: In his first English-language poem, Sanjaya Fernando describes how a smile can lead to lasting connections between culturally-different people.
POEM: Jasmine Soukieh discusses the cumulative effects of persistent othering.
POEM: Kaya Lattimore explores her bloodline in the stories of her ancestors, seeking out the breadth and depth of her history.
POEM: Vesna Cvjeticanin shares with us her award-winning poem, “Uspomene”, reflecting on the way memories can be fickle despite our best efforts.